The Coordination of Public Sector Organizations

Shifting Patterns of Public Management

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ISBN: 978-1-349-31643-4 (Print) 978-0-230-27525-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Concepts, Theories and Methodology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      The Main Argument — Specialization without Coordination is Centrifugal

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      Pages 13-33

      Coordination: What Is It and Why Should We Have It?

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      Pages 34-66

      Resources, Mechanisms and Instruments for Coordination

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      Pages 67-92

      How To Map Coordination: Issues of Methodology

  3. Specialization and Coordination in Seven Countries (1980–2005)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-113

      Coordination in New Zealand (1980–2005)

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      Pages 114-131

      Coordination in the United Kingdom (1980–2005)

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      Pages 132-151

      Coordination in Sweden (1980–2005)

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      Pages 152-169

      Coordination in the Netherlands (1980–2005)

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      Pages 170-186

      Coordination in France (1980–2005)

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      Pages 187-207

      Coordination in Belgium (1980–2005)

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      Pages 208-234

      Coordination in the United States (1980–2005)

  4. Cross-Country Comparison

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-271

      Specialization and Coordination in Seven Countries: Findings and Discussion

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 273-326